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1 Year Old

Boomer turns 1 on August 21st.  When I look at him I still see the tiny puppy we brought home in October.  He is my sweet boy and much of his personality remains unchanged, but now he weighs 80lbs and barks with a deep confidence. He is a great dog and brings so much joy […]

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Beach Dogs

We took Boomer and Bella to Virginia Beach to get some of their energy out.  The weather has been so snowy/rainy it has been hard to walk them.  Plus the backyard has been so soggy they can’t stay out longer than 5 minutes without tracking in buckets of mud. It was overcast and cold, but […]

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The Puppy

My puppy is turning into a dog.  I barely even recognize him any more.  He weighs about 25 pounds now and is quickly gaining on Bella as far as his height is concerned. But he’s sweet as ever.

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Boomdate

I know nobody else really cares about my puppy as much as I do.  The past few days I’ve been letting Boomer stay out of his crate for long periods of time. I moved his little bed into my office so he can snooze while I’m working.  He lays there like a good boy, periodically […]

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Training a Yellow Lab

Training Boomer has been pretty easy so far.   He’s usually pretty good about waiting until we let him out of the crate to go potty in the yard, but sometimes he just can’t help himself.  I’ll attribute this more to his tiny bladder and less to his blatant refusal to learn.  His only accidents […]

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A Long Weekend

So, we are back from Oktoberfest.  Boomer spent the weekend at Shonn and Gena’s playing with their two Shih Tzus and two giant cats.  Just like me and Mike, he was plum tuckered out when we got home on Sunday afternoon. So, today I’m heading back to work and Mike and Tommy are trying to […]

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Some More About Boomer

This is likely far more than you’d ever care to know about our little pup, but I figured I’d document it anyway.  Boomer was born on August 21, 2013 in Lovettesville, VA on a beautiful little farm.  His mom is Lindelhall’s Vino Noir, and his dad is Belquest Gentleman’s Quarterly.  Boomer’s official American Kennel Club […]

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Learning Fast

When Boomer first came home on Thursday, he immediately began exploring his new environment.  I’m sure everything seemed so strange and big to him.  He wouldn’t go down the steps of our back patio without assistance, whined whenever left alone for more than 10 seconds, and wasn’t quite sure what to make of the other […]

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Bringing Home a Puppy

I don’t think I need to explain my weak spot for animals.  My Instagram is saturated with pet pictures.  Given the resources, my dream would be to own a lot of land and open up a no-kill animal shelter, whiling away the hours making sure all the lost, dejected, and unwanted animals know what it […]

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